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Medetron-F electronic stethoscope

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Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
Accession Number
1980.26.4 a-h
Description
Electronic stethoscope has a binaural piece (a) that screws into the body (b); (c) is a metal mount and plastic lead for the chestpiece (d or e); (d) is a flat-type chestpiece and (e) is a fetal chestpiece; (f) is a retaining strap; instructions (g) for use are on a folded piece of paper; all is ke…
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Accession Number
1980.26.4 a-h
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Diagnosis, General
MeSH Heading
Stethoscopes
Obstetrics
MM= Auscultation -- stethoscope -- binaural
Description
Electronic stethoscope has a binaural piece (a) that screws into the body (b); (c) is a metal mount and plastic lead for the chestpiece (d or e); (d) is a flat-type chestpiece and (e) is a fetal chestpiece; (f) is a retaining strap; instructions (g) for use are on a folded piece of paper; all is kept in a leatherette bag (h) lined with felt and fitted with elastic straps.
Number Of Parts
8
Part Names
a - binaural piece
b - body - Size: Length 10.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 10.0 cm
c - metal mount
d - flat-type chestpiece - Size: Diam. 4.5 cm
e - fetal chestpiece - Size: Diam. 7.4 cm
f - retaining strap
g - instruction sheet (folded) - Size: Length 25.8 cm x Width 18.4 cm
h - bag - Size: Length 23.0 cm x Width 12.5 cm x Depth 6.0 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine: source: Mrs. Vas Yancoff of Toronto.
Maker
Medix International Corp.
Site Made (City)
Tokyo
Site Made (Country)
Japan
Dates
1970
1980
circa 1970-1980
Material
metal: silver
plastic: off-white
rubber
elastic: black; white
paper: white
ink: various
leatherette: black
fabric: royal blue
Inscriptions
On (b): "F MEDETRON"; on instruction sheet: "MEDETRON // Electronic Stethoscope"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F4-2
Copy Type
Original
Images
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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
Accession Number
1980.28.2
Description
A blue glass bottle with a red rubber stopper; a red and white label says contents one fluid ounce of certified carbolic acid; half full of contents; shape of bottle is hexagonal with the front side twice the length of the other five sides. Note: poison
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Accession Number
1980.28.2
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Other
MeSH Heading
Wounds and Injuries
Phenol
Disinfection
Antisepsis
Description
A blue glass bottle with a red rubber stopper; a red and white label says contents one fluid ounce of certified carbolic acid; half full of contents; shape of bottle is hexagonal with the front side twice the length of the other five sides. Note: poison
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. W.S. Mahon of Willowdale, Ont.
Maker
Druggist Corporation of Canada Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: blue
rubber: red
paper: red; white
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Certified [in cursive] // CARBOLIC ACID // POISON // 1 FLUID OZ. // FOR EXTERNAL // USE . . . // ANTIDOTE . . ."; embossed on the sides of the bottle: "USE WITH CAUTION"; "POISON"; "1 OZ."
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A4-8 Box 3 Row D
Temporary Location
On travelling exhibit ‘Unmasking Influenza’ Ottawa L-2019-3 30 April 2019-31 Dec 2022.
Dimension Notes
Length 9.0 cm x Diam. 3.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Label slightly worn; #2: label has three small tears; stopper is loose, dry, and has indentations on the top and speckled staining; dried residue on neck and side of the interior.
Copy Type
Original
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bone-holding forceps

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Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
Accession Number
1980.5.5
Description
Plier-type "hawk-bill" iron forceps; tips are ridged and serrated; jaws rotate on a single screw; handles slightly curved.
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Accession Number
1980.5.5
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Orthopedic Surgery
MeSH Heading
MM= Grasping and Fixating -- forceps -- bone holding
Description
Plier-type "hawk-bill" iron forceps; tips are ridged and serrated; jaws rotate on a single screw; handles slightly curved.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Morris Miller of Toronto.
Dates
1900
1980
1900-1980
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
metal: dark grey
Inscriptions
Engraved on forceps: "Clarke's 2": "ABL 4 - 2".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E2-11
Dimension Notes
Length 18.7 cm x Width 1.9 cm
Condition Remarks
#2: metal tarnished
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
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Petz intestinal and stomach suturing apparatus

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Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
Accession Number
1981.2.2 a-o
Description
A wooden box (o), with a wire handle on the lid and two hooks and a lock on the front, contains: a staple holder for 23 pairs of suturing clips in numbered compartments (a); a closing clamp (b); a gear wheel (c); a chrome-plated screwdriver (d); a chrome-plated filling pin (f); a very fine-tipped f…
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Accession Number
1981.2.2 a-o
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Gastroenterology
MeSH Heading
Suture Techniques
Gastroenterology
Description
A wooden box (o), with a wire handle on the lid and two hooks and a lock on the front, contains: a staple holder for 23 pairs of suturing clips in numbered compartments (a); a closing clamp (b); a gear wheel (c); a chrome-plated screwdriver (d); a chrome-plated filling pin (f); a very fine-tipped filling tweezer (g); a filling rack (h); a chrome case with a sliding lid containing a metal washer and 8 tarnished suture clips (i); a polythene bag, stapled closed with a label, containing a clear plastic box of silver suture clips (k); two identical keys to the case (l,m); 23 pairs of sutures in a felt wrapping (n); (e) is unidentified or missing; (j) is the lid of the interior compartment of the case.
Number Of Parts
15
Part Names
a - staple holder - Size: Length 26.0 cm x Width 4.0 cm
b - clamp - Size: Length 11.3 cm x Width 2.8 cm
c - gear wheel - Size: Length 10.2 cm x Diam. 6.5 cm
d - screwdriver - Size: Length 13.3 cm
f - filling pin - Size: Length 7.0 cm
g - filling tweezer - Size: Length 10.7 cm
h - filling rack - Size: Length 3.0 cm x Width 5.2 cm x Depth 3.2 cm
i - chrome case - Size: Length 6.0 cm x Width 2.3 cm x Depth 1.0 cm
j - wooden lid - Size: Length 16.3 cm x Width 8.4 cm x Depth 4.0 mm
k - polythene bag - Size: Length 12.0 cm x Width 7.5 cm
l,m - keys - Size: Length 3.8 cm
n - felt strip - Size: Length 15.5 cm x Width 1.3 cm
o - case - Size: Length 40.7 cm x Width 11.7 cm x Depth 13.3 cm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Catherine Rekai, the widow of Dr. John Rekai.
Maker
Aesculap
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1950
1970
circa 1950-1970
Material
wood: brown
metal: silver
plastic: translucent
fabric: black
Inscriptions
(a) lower handle marked "C 2299"; upper handle has "D AESCULAP ODELGA" above the symbol of a caduceus; (b) has Aesculap symbol impressed on the part; (c) scratched on shank: "DR. J. Rekai"; (d) impressed on shank: "NRM"; (f) "NRM" marked on handle; (g) has Aesculap symbol on one side and "ODELGA" on the other side; (h) marked "NRM" on underside of base; (i) lid marked with Aesculap symbol; (k) label has "Codman // Surgical Instruments // since 1838 . . ."; on reverse, "Cat. No: 200-4020 // Lot: 4051".
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-K2-8
Condition Remarks
Tip of screwdriver (d) bent out of shape
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Aesculap catalogue, 1974, p. 229
Research Facts
Dr. Rekai is one of the founders of the Central Hospital; he served at the Semelweiss Hospital, Budapest, from 1938–1948, and at Central Hospital from 1957–1978.
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female catheter

https://mhc.andornot.com/en/permalink/artifact8142
Dates
1950
1980
circa 1950-1980
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
Accession Number
1981.2.4 a-b
Description
Catheter (a) is a long, hollow tube with an oval hole at one end and an opening at the other end, into which (b) is inserted; (b) contains a catheter guidewire.
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Accession Number
1981.2.4 a-b
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Diagnostic & Treatment Artifacts
Classification
Urology
MeSH Heading
Urology -- instrumentation
MM= Urinary Catheterization -- female
Description
Catheter (a) is a long, hollow tube with an oval hole at one end and an opening at the other end, into which (b) is inserted; (b) contains a catheter guidewire.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - catheter - Size: Length 15.0 cm x Diam. 5.0 mm
b - catheter insert - Size: Length 15.6 cm x Diam. 3.0 mm
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Mrs. Catherine Rekai, the widow of Dr. John Rekai.
Maker
Hevesy Surgical / Aesculap
Site Made (Country)
Germany
Dates
1950
1980
circa 1950-1980
Material
metal: silver
Inscriptions
(a) marked with "HEVESY SURG // GERMANY 16"; (b) has the Aesculap symbol and "I & B KROME Made in Germany"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-E8-2
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Book
Reference Comments
Aesculap catalogue, 1974, p. 259 (item #EF306C)
Research Facts
Dr. Rekai is one of the founders of the Central Hospital; he served at the Semelweiss Hospital, Budapest, from 1938–1948, and at Central Hospital from 1957–1978.
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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
Accession Number
1981.26.13
Description
An unused hardboard record book covered with fabric; alphabet thumb indexed.
Accession Number
1981.26.13
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Classification
Archival, Publications
MeSH Heading
Medical Records
Description
An unused hardboard record book covered with fabric; alphabet thumb indexed.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
hardboard: green
Paper
fabric
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-4
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 13.0 cm x Depth 1.5 cm
Condition Remarks
Unused.
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice.
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Dr. H. A. Lowrie [prescription notepad]

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Dates
1906
1970
1960-1970
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
Accession Number
1981.26.14
Description
A pad of prescription blanks for Dr. Lowrie; Note: item is missing.
Accession Number
1981.26.14
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Business
Accounts
Ephemera
Communication
MeSH Heading
Prescriptions, Drug -- forms -- ephemera
Description
A pad of prescription blanks for Dr. Lowrie; Note: item is missing.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Maker
Arlington Pharmacy
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1906
1970
1960-1970
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
Printed at top of each sheet: "DR. H.A. LOWRIE // 4 HUMEWOOD DR. PHONE 651-8077 // NAME ..... // ADDRESS ...... // RX DATE ....."
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length 13.8 cm x Width 10.5 cm
Copy Type
Original
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice.
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electrical plan document

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
Accession Number
1981.26.16
Description
An electrical plan drawn on a sheet of Dr. Lowrie's letterhead notepaper.
Accession Number
1981.26.16
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Archival Items
Communication
Classification
Archival Items
Communication
MeSH Heading
Physicians' Offices
Description
An electrical plan drawn on a sheet of Dr. Lowrie's letterhead notepaper.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. Howard Alexander Lowrie of Toronto.
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
paper: white
ink: black
Inscriptions
At top of paper: "Telephone LEnnox 3-1220 // Dr. H. A. Lowrie [in cursive] // 4 HUMEWOOD DRIVE // TORONTO 10"; the sheet is covered with a hand-drawn wiring diagram.
Dimension Notes
Length 21.5 cm x Width 14.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Other
Reference Comments
Photocopy on back of accession sheet.
Research Facts
From Dr. Lowrie's 62-year Toronto practice.
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Schering Dormison

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
Accession Number
1982.13.6
Description
A flat, rectangular glass bottle with a plastic screw-on lid contains green capsules of 500-mg doses of 3-methyl-pentyne-01-3; rounded shoulders, short neck; paper label.
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Accession Number
1982.13.6
Collection
University Health Network - Academy of Medicine Collection
Category
Pharmacy and Drug Artifacts
Classification
Pharmacy, Neurological
MeSH Heading
Drugs; Clinical Trials
Epilepsy
Seizures
MM= Drugs -- depressants
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- bottle
Description
A flat, rectangular glass bottle with a plastic screw-on lid contains green capsules of 500-mg doses of 3-methyl-pentyne-01-3; rounded shoulders, short neck; paper label.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Acquired from the Academy of Medicine; source: Dr. J.W. Scott.
Maker
Schering Corp. Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Montreal
Site Made (State)
Quebec
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Date Remarks
Original record had "20c."
Material
glass: amber
plastic: black
paper: white; black
ink: black; red; green
organic matter: green
Inscriptions
Printed on label: "Schering [in cursive] // . . . // DORMISON // . . . // METHYLPARAFYNOL" followed by text.
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A1-2 Row B
Dimension Notes
Length 15.0 cm x Width 6.5 cm x Depth 4.0 cm
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #UHN
Research Facts
A non-barbiturate medication used to induce sleep without suppressing epiliptic seizures; for research.
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Metrazol ampoules

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Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Accession Number
1982.13.7 a-g
Description
A squarish, flat, cardboard box containing 6 ampoules of 1 cc. Metrazol; each cc. contains 100 mg pentylenetetrazol in aqueous solution with 0.1% sodium phosphate; paper label affixed to lid of box.
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Accession Number
1982.13.7 a-g
MeSH Heading
Heart Arrest -- drug therapy
MM= Drug Packaging -- container -- ampoule
Description
A squarish, flat, cardboard box containing 6 ampoules of 1 cc. Metrazol; each cc. contains 100 mg pentylenetetrazol in aqueous solution with 0.1% sodium phosphate; paper label affixed to lid of box.
Number Of Parts
7
Maker
Knoll Pharmaceutical Co.
Dates
1900
1999
1900-1999
Material
carboard: dark red
paper: white; yellow
ink: black
glass: clear
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-A3-3 Row D
Reference Comments
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23042503
https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Pentetrazol#section=Pharmacology-and-Biochemistry
Research Facts
Also known as pentylenetetrazol; act in brain stem or spinal cord to produce tonic or clonic convulsions
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